CN and heard

Unhappy with the ignorance of the Guru's life revealed by the results of his research, Panditrao has decided to speak about Guru Tegh Bahadur ji for 12 hours on November 24, the day of the latter's martyrdom.

Panditrao is originally from Karnataka but he has learned Punjabi and has written eight books in Punjabi.

City girl honoured

City girl Aishna Vashishth was honoured by President Pranab Mukherjee with the 'National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2012', for her excellence in the field of dance. Comprising of a silver medal, citation, certificate and cash, the award is given by the Ministry of Woman and Child Development. Vashishth, who is a special child with 90 per cent hearing loss, has not let her disability be a roadblock for her. Her forte is Bharatnatyam, apart from western and folk dances. A Class VII student of Sri Harkrishan Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 38 D, she has shown potential in the field of sports and painting. She has earlier won the 'National Bal Shree Award 2010'.

Tit for Tat

Free parking passes to councillors, officials and the media was a much-debated issue in a recent meeting of the Finance and Contract Committee of the Municipal Corporation. All the passes issued this year were canceled after a controversy over the large number of passes distributed.

As the issue was discussed, some councillors were against giving passes to the media. One of the reasons for the councillors' reluctance was that due to the stories constantly done by the media against their study tours and these being termed futile the councillors had not been able to go anywhere this year.

Identification crisis

On the final day of the CLTA-AITA open men's and women's tennis championship played at the CLTA Stadium, the audience had a hard time identifying the Sood brothers - Lakshit and Chandril. Since they are twins, have the same build, and play the same kind of game, more than enjoying the game, the audience was seen enquiring bemusedly about which of the two brothers was winning the final match.

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